RE: NANFA-- Re: Tank Raised Vs. Wild

Mark (
Thu, 16 Nov 2000 15:23:06 -0500

At 8:47 AM -0600 11/14/00, Ty_Hall_at_eFunds.Com wrote:
>As in any program it's only as good as the people that participate. I am a
>member of the "other guys" BAP but as of yet have not had any success in
>breeding native fishes. I did recieve a couple of fish to help me out and
>fail to see why that is a problem, people here send fish to each other all
>the time. What difference does it make if it under the guise of a BAP?
>After all, you can't breed fish if you don't have any fish. The particular
>fish I was interested in are not from my area and if not for the BAP I
>would not have been able to obtain them. Unfortunately one died and now I
>only have a sinle fish and try as I might I seriously doubt I'll have much
>success getting him to breed all by himself. ;) If and when I do,
>successfully breed fish, I will report back to them with details on my
>trials, tribulations and successes. If you feel that you can run a better
>BAP, then by all means, go for it. I know that I could use the help and
>would love to have a more useful resource for breeding information.

I think the concern was that if NANFA itself was distributing fishes, the
organization could be held liable if any laws were broken. There's no
reason individuals in the program couldn't send fish to others.

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